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Subject: Internship at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Internship at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

From: Tania Collas <tcollas>
Date: Thursday, October 28, 2004
Summer Internship
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

A conservation graduate student internship is offered for the summer
of 2005 at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.  The
Natural History Museum boasts extensive, distinguished collections
in the fields of anthropology, botany, history, paleontology,
mineralogy, as well as most of the zoological disciplines.  Located
in Exposition Park, just south of the University of Southern
California, the Natural History Museum is close to a number of other
museums and cultural attractions.

The internship will focus on preventive conservation for special
groups of artifacts and specimens within the museum's archaeology,
ethnography, history, mineralogy, and/or zoological collections.
Internship projects will include rehousing and treating artifacts
and specimens for their safe storage.  Collections move preparations
may also comprise part of the internship.  Aspects of the internship
may be tailored to fit with the intern's particular interests.  All
work will be carried out under the direct supervision of the

Salary and travel expenses will be provided for the intern pending
confirmation of funding.  Note that full funding was secured for the
previous two summer internships.  Both first and second year
students are invited to apply.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or
have U.S. residency.

Please send a letter of interest, a CV, and two references no later
than November 30, 2004 to:

    Tania Collas, Conservator
    Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    900 Exposition Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90007
    tcollas [at] nhm__org

For more information, please call 213-763-3513.

E-mail applications are acceptable.

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